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London stalling? The past, present and future of our capital’s economy

Wednesday 27 June 2018

London is often said to be a different country within the UK, and it’s living standards story differs from the rest of the country too. How dependent is post-financial crisis London on the City? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the capital’s labour market? How is housing shaping the living standards challenges Londoners face? … Continued

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Unfinished Business: securing full employment in the UK

Thursday 3 March 2016

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The Chancellor has committed to securing full employment, and getting two million more people into work over this parliament. But where could those people come from and is that figure ambitious enough? What constitutes full employment and what can local, city and central governments do to make it a reality? How can employers attract those currently … Continued

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The complete works: Targeting full employment in modern Britain

Monday 20 July 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The pursuit of full employment is back in fashion, with all the main parties committed to pursuing it. But what would full employment look like in Britain today, and what are the trade-offs in reaching this goal? Which hard-to reach groups need to be brought into the labour market, and what role can public policy play in … Continued

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